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Jan P. Myhre

Founded 1993 in Norway
Based in Oslo

The founder Jan P. Myhre made his first pair of boots in 1978 and established his shoe company Skreddersydde sko in 1993. Since then he received multiple scholarships and kept on making beautiful bespoke shoes.

The management and staff at John Lobb Ltd., London has been his mentor and supportive friends since 1987.

"Footwear has been essential to our way of life since man left the garden of Eden. From a historical point of view, shoes have always been exciting objects because they reveal more about human nature than almost anything else." - Jan Petter Myhre


Oslo, Norway



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Hand welted

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